Basic Boiled Potatoes

Basic Boiled Potatoes

These are boiled potatoes simmered in a pot. They turn out nice and tender.


4 medium
Salt and pepper
To taste
Dried parsley
To taste (Recipe ID: 628639)


1. Cut the potatoes into bite-sized pieces and soak in water for 10 minutes.
2. Put potatoes and water in a pot and pour in more water to cover the potatoes. Cook over medium heat.
3. After 10 minutes have passed, pierce a potato with a skewer to check the tenderness. Once the potatoes are tender, drain the water. Put the potatoes back on the heat and evaporate the moisture by shaking the potatoes in the pot.
4. Once the potatoes become slightly floury, season with salt and pepper.
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Story Behind this Recipe

I've been making this dish since I was a child.